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Back and Neck Surgery Blog Posts
37 Must-Haves after Your Back Surgery
Rob Dickerman, DO, PhD
| Sep 16, 2019
Learn how to best prepare for recovery after back surgery.
Questions to Ask When Your Surgeon Recommends Cervical Fusion
Benjamin Bjerke, MD
| Apr 18, 2019
Be prepared when your spine surgeon suggests a cervical fusion. Consider printing out these questions and bringing them with you to your consultation.
Will Surgery Make Your Neck Pain Better or Worse?
Vamsi Kancherla, MD
| Oct 09, 2017
Is neck surgery the right option for you? Ask yourself these two questions to find out.
Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery Can Relieve Pain, Numbness, and Weakness
| Apr 25, 2017
An artificial cervical disc can help ease the pain, weakness, and numbness that may be caused by a cervical herniated disc.
3 Tips to Aid Your Recovery from Lower Back Surgery
Jack Zigler, MD
| Feb 14, 2017
Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to recovering from lower back surgery.
5 Ways to Avoid Undergoing Back Surgery
Thomas Cohn, MD
| Feb 02, 2017
Not all conditions that cause back pain require surgery. Try these 5 non-surgical treatments for back pain relief.
Are You Trying to Avoid Spine Surgery?
| Jan 20, 2017
Many people with back pain have a strong preference to postpone or avoid surgery. Here are some helpful nonsurgical treatment option for back pain.
6 Tips to Have a Productive Doctor’s Visit if You Have Sciatica
| Jan 04, 2017
These 6 tips can help you maximize your next doctor's appointment for sciatica symptoms.
How a Vertebroplasty Procedure Eases Spinal Compression Fracture Pain
| Jan 03, 2017
When compression fractures affect your vertebrae, one of your treatment options may be vertebroplasty. Learn what this procedure entails in our video walk-through.
Do You Need Help Paying for Medication?
| Dec 08, 2016
Medical costs can blow a hole in the most careful budget. Find out if you're eligible for an assistance program to ease the load.
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